New Mexico artist Santiago Perez’s work is steeped in myth, folk tales, art history, anthropology, TV cartoons, and satire, aimed at the human condition.
May Stevens’s retrospective at SITE Santa Fe showcases a selection of her politically charged yet personal paintings and prints that display her ability to embody her conviction in a variety of styles and themes.
Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism at the Albuquerque Museum includes a kaleidoscope of work from iconic Mexican artists.
Luis Jiménez: Motion and Emotion shows how the artist looked at the story of the American West through a Chicano perspective.
A look at iconic printmaker José Guadalupe Posada and Albuquerque Museum’s current exhibition of his work.
Comic book stores, using their wits and their devoted customers, are pleasantly surprised to find themselves surviving the apocalypse.
Artists descended on downtown Albuquerque, a “ghost town” after the pandemic, for two weeks to paint the boarded-up windows…
Zahra Marwan’s exhibition at the Sanitary Tortilla Factory in Albuquerque pairs exquisite poetry with her illustrations, paintings on paper.
Labor: Motherhood and Art in 2020 in NMSU’s new art building fills its elegant spaces with imposing artwork, mostly photographs and installation work.These exhibitions put a spotlight on the idea of motherhood as a powerful but almost invisible force in life.
We asked nine curators, critics, and makers in the state to look back, in hindsight, at the vibrant art scene here as experienced in the past year, and to look forward as through a crystal ball at the year to come. They were asked to answer two questions: “What was your favorite exhibition in 2019: the most compelling, beautiful, or thought-provoking show?”, and “What shows are you looking forward to in the next year?”
IAIA’s Museum of Contemporary Native Arts showcases its student printmakers from the ‘60s and ‘70s in their explorations of form and psyche.
Rapheal Begay is a Diné photographer and curator from Window Rock, Arizona, (the capital of the Navajo Nation) currently showing his work at Trapdoor Projects, near downtown Albuquerque. The medium is photography, but the methods are strikingly conceptual, requiring viewers to finish the work in their minds. His work evokes memories of family, as well as harshly beautiful landscapes and the animals who populate them—especially sheep—in the Navajo Nation.